Trying to spring clean your closet of clothes you’re not wearing anymore? Want to make extra cash while doing it? Instead of going straight to the overflowing clothing bins on the street corner, you could consider a few other options.
First, try check in with a few girlfriends who might be open to swapping some items out with you. A clothing exchange can be a really fun way to get ‘new’ items with a different style than what you would pick out for yourself. But only share things that are gently used, clean and still have good quality to them- like things that other people would actually want!
Another option is to consign, the idea around consignment is that you are selling items to a second-hand store at a discount rate that they will sell for discount. There are lots of consignment … Read More »
If you are near the intersection of Clark & Diversey, which is quickly becoming a foodie destination, make sure that trying La Creperie is on the agenda!
This cozy French cabin is located across the street from Landmark Theaters and even has a fireplace to boot! It is incredibly convenient that if you bring in your ticket stubs from seeing a movie you will even get a free chocolate crepe- what could be better?
Serving the neighborhood since 1972, their website claims they are the oldest creperie restaurant in the U.S. It was closed for a brief stint in 2013 after the owner’s son passed away and then reopened quietly again in 2014.
It has the perfect ambiance for a romantic dinner date or just meeting with friends. If you can get the coveted table in front of the fireplace warmth you will … Read More »
El Tango Cafe Tour adds one extra show in Chicago for ONE NIGHT ONLY– don’t miss it!
El Tango Café tells the story of one man’s transformation after stumbling into a beautiful tango cafe filled with friendship, love and heartbreak. Featuring a cast of 17 dancers, singers and actors, El Tango Café was inspired by an actual tango cafe that
used to be on Chicago’s Ashland Avenue.
Full of entrancing tango music and dance… prepare to fall into tango’s embrace! El Tango Café was created, written and choreographed by Jorge Niedas & Liz Sung of Tango 21 Dance Theater. Tango 21 Dance Theater was established by Jorge Niedas and Liz Sung to use the
uniquely expressive art and discipline of Argentine tango to tell compelling stories. The company is comprised of Chicago artists who are passionate about tango and believe that dance is a lifelong avocation. Tango 21 Dance Theater is dedicated … Read More »
Any shopper will tell you that this is the best time of year to get a sweet deal, but whoe knew that in Chicago this extended to restaurants and even the theater?! We may have had one brutal winter but like any true Midwestern lady, this will not keep us down and coped up for months at a time! After our last post about Chicago Restaurant Week, we are thrilled to follow up the occasion and announce that Chicago Theater Week starts TODAY!
This event is happening and there are more than 100 productions all over the city to prove that Chicago really IS “the current theatre capital of America!!” What’s even more thrilling is that prices for each show are only $15 or $30. That’s right, only $15 or $30!!! So whether you are celebrating Valentine’s with someone special or … Read More »
Bon Macaron Chicago at Bow Truss Coffee – 6/20
Thursday, June 20th
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Bon Macaron Chicago Pop-Up
@ Bow Truss Coffee River North
406 N Wells St
(Kinzie / Hubbard Street)
Handcrafted Macarons- $2.00/ ea.
Financiers- $1.50 ea. (French blueberry muffins)
*Flavors vary but Chocolate, PB&J , Strawberry Vanilla, Mojito Lime Mint, Mango Passion Fruit will be available
We are so excited about this event and hope that you will stop by to try to delicate parisian treats and an espresso! What else could be more exciting on a Thursday afternoon than a culinary escape from the office?
Meet Chef Catherine
Bon Macaron Chicago launched in 2013. Chef/Owner Catherine Cooper, is a Chicago native. She trained in Paris, France and earned a diploma in classical French cuisine and macaron production. The finest French or Swiss Chocolate and fruit used for fillings. Classic and playful flavors are offered.Website: www.bonmacaronchicago.comFacebook: Bon Macaron ChicagoTwitter @bonmacchicago